Constitution of Western Australia Bill 1997

Bill No.61

SynopsisThe Bill seeks to overcome the worst deficiencies of the Constitution of Western Australia. It consolidates the Constitution Act 1889 and the Constitution Acts Amendment Act 1899 into one Act. It re-orders the sections of these Acts so that they are arranged in five parts - Preliminary, the Parliament, the Executive Government, the Judiciary and Local Government - and further arranged by division. Obsolete sections of the 1889 and 1899 Acts are discharged.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. John Alexander Cowdell MLC

StatusReferred to Standing Committee on Legislation 11/13/1997
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent

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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/15/1997  
First Reading 10/15/1997  
Second Reading 10/15/1997  
Second Reading Speech   

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Legislation  11/13/1997